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Barrows and Carmichael

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of Banbury


Thomas Welch Barrows and John Carmichael.

late Kirby and Barrows

1863 June. Advert. 'Barrows and Carmichael, late Kirby and Barrows, Manufacturers of First-class Portable and Fixed Steam Engines, Threshing Machines, Steam Ploughing Apparatus etc.' [1]

1868 March. Advertisement as 'Barrows and Carmichael' for Threshing Machinery. [2]

1868 Became Barrows and Stewart

Curiously, although the partnership between Joseph Edward Kirby and Thomas Welch Barrows, trading as Kirby and Barrows, was dissolved in 1863[3], there is a reference to Barrows and Carmichael in 1856: 'The coming of age Mr. H. B. Samuelson, eldest son of Mr. B. Samuelson, .... congratulating the town upon the increase the Britannia works, and also the manufacturing establishment Messrs. Barrows and Carmichael, and expressing hope that there would be still more works spring up...'[4].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, June 20, 1863
  2. Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, March 21, 1868
  3. London Gazette February 24th 1863
  4. Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette - Saturday 9 February 1856